Editorials

The culminating senior project: An invaluable experience

The senior project.

Washougal should approve vapor device ordinance

The Washougal City Council is considering implementing an ordinance prohibiting the sale to minors of e-cigarettes and hand-held vaporizers or “vape pens,” as they are commonly known.

Filling the gap

The thought of a child going to school with torn or ill-fitting clothing and tattered and worn shoes is heartbreaking.

Libraries change with the communities they serve

Local residents love their libraries. And those libraries have much to offer Camas and Washougal, two growing and changing communities.

Vote ‘yes’ to support local schools

Washougal voters have a decision to make, and it may not necessarily be an easy one.

Lighting the way

A local public works project will positively impact the safety of Camas citizens, the environment, and the city budget.

Summit shines light on sex trafficking

Human sex trafficking and violence against women.

County begins a year of change

In November 2014, Clark County voters approved changing the form of government to a home rule charter. It was a move that came after several years of controversial decisions, opinions and actions by the jurisdiction’s elected leaders. That, coupled with a growing and changing county landscape, indicated clearly that citizens felt change was needed.

What were the top stories of 2014?

2014 is quickly coming to a close, and as this happens we look back at the ups and downs, the triumphs and tragedies, the accomplishments and accolades of the past 52 weeks.

Live local, shop local

Many businesses — both large and small — rely heavily on a strong holiday shopping season to bring in a significant chunk of their annual income. According to most experts, while the economy continues to improve, consumers are still spending their hard earned dollars cautiously.